2021 Physicians Agenda

ACRO Annual Meeting
The Radiation Oncology Summit
2021 VIRTUAL | February 24 – 27

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Time (ET)SessionsSpeaker
11:00amWelcome and IntroductionSheila Rege, MD, FACRO, President, ACRO
11:30amKeynote Address – Responding to COVID-19 Pandemic

Learn about AMA efforts during the COVID crisis, update on COVID-19 vaccine, and how the pandemic has changed healthcare for the future followed by a Q&A period.
Susan Bailey, MD
President, American Medical Association (AMA)
12:30pmLuther Brady Lecture – Medicines’ Role with Social Justice and Diversity and Inclusion Panelists:
Dwight E. Heron, MD, MBA, FACRO, FACR
Radiation Oncology
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Mack Roach III, MD,
Professor of Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology and Urology
University of California, San Francisco

Iris Gibbs, MD, FACR, FASTRO,
Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery
Stanford University Medical Center

Karen M. Winkfield, MD, PhD,
Executive Director, Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA)
1:30pmBreak with Exhibitors
2:00pmHead & Neck PlenaryDavid Palma, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor, Western University
Clinician Scientist, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research
Radiation Oncologist, London Health Sciences Centre
3:00pmSkin Plenary
TBDParag Sanghvi, MD, MSPH
Professor and Vice Chair of Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences
UC San Diego School of Medicine
TBDWilliam M. Mendenhall, MD
Professor
University of Florida Radiation Oncology College of Medicine
4:00pmBreak with Exhibitors
4:30pmSymposium supported by TBD

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Time (ET)SessionsSpeakers
10:00amSymposium supported by Novocure
11:00am Breast #1 Plenary
Contouring for Locally Advanced Breast CancerShannon MacDonald, MD
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Treatment planning considerations in regional nodal irradiation (RNI) and post-mastectomy radiation therapy (PMRT)Atif Jalees Kahn, MD, MS,
Radiation Oncology,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
12:00pmTumor Board & Econtouring Plenary
1:00pmBreak with Exhibitors & Abstract Discussions
2:00pmGU #1 Plenary
Clinical Implementation of Gene Expression Biomarkers in the Radiation Oncology ClinicDaniel Spratt, MD
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Michigan Medicine
Integration MRI in the clinical care of patients with Prostate CancerCynthia Ménard, MD
University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) Québec, Canada
3:00pm GYN Plenary
TBDAnn H. Klopp, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Nodal treatment for cervical cancer Sushil Beriwal, MD, MBA, FASTRO, FABS
Hillman Cancer Center at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
4:00pm Break with Exhibitors
4:30pmSymposium supported by Varian
5:30pm Abstract Discussion

Friday, February 26, 2021

Time (ET)SessionsSpeakers
10:00am Symposium supported by AstraZeneca
11:00amGU #2 Plenary
The Evolving Role Of Molecular Imaging In The Diagnosis And Management Of Oligometastatic Prostate CancerRyan Phillips, MD PhD
The Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Impact of Next Generation Imaging on Oligometastatic Prostate Cancer: Lessons from PSMA PET Phuoc T. Tran, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, MD
12:00pmProton Therapy Plenary
TBDShannon MacDonald, MD
Associate Professor
Harvard Medical School
Current Clinical Research in Proton TherapyJ. Isabelle Choi, MD
Clinical Director, Director of Research, The New York Proton Center
Assistant Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
TBDCharles B. Simone, II, MD, FACRO
Chief Medical Officer
New York Proton Center
TBDSteven J. Frank, MD
Professor of Radiation Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1:00pmBreak with Exhibitors & Abstract Discussions
2:00pm Breast #2 Plenary
TBDWendy Woodward, MD, PhD
Professor and Chief of the Clinical Breast Radiotherapy Service, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
APBI - When and HowChirag Shah, MD
Radiation Oncology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio
3:00pmSarcoma Plenary
Targeted biologics in Soft Tissue Sarcoma (Sarcoma)Philip Wong, MSc, MD, FRCPC
Department of Radiation Oncology
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
TBDStephanie Terezakis, MD
Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Minnesota
4:00pmBreak with Exhibitors
4:30pmSymposium supported by TBD
5:30pm Abstract Discussion
6:30pmResident Program
Difficult CasesTBD
Job Hunt PanelTBD
SBRT Speed NetworkingTBD

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Time (ET)SessionsSpeakers
8:00am Resident Program
Employment Contract NegotiationProfessor Levenstein
Review of ACRO Resident Scholarship Projects & WinnersTBD
12:00pm Lung Plenary
Current Evidence & Treatment Approaches for Small Cell Lung CancerKristen Higgins, MD
Associate Professor
Winship Cancer Institute
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Daniel Gomez , MD, MBA
Director, Thoracic Radiation Oncology; Chief of Radiation Oncology, Manhattan Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1:00pm GI Plenary
Targeting Pancreatic Cancer: Combining Technology with BiologyAlbert C. Koong, MD, PhD,
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
Abraham J. Wu, MD
Residency Program Director
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
2:00pm Awards Presentation
2:30pmCNS Plenary (75 min)
TBDAmol J. Ghia, MD
Associate Professor and Director of Spine Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SSRS) in the Central Nervous System (CNS) Service of the Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
TBDIris Gibbs, MD, FACR, FASTRO,
Professor of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery
Stanford University Medical Center
4:00pmBusiness & EconomicsTBD

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